Aoife Mc Lysaght

Introducing wise and generous Aoife Mc Lysaght

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the bluestocking club

all about the Bluestocking club

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changing direction

there’s no “best” way to knit socks, but which way do you prefer?

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creature feature

some of the thinking behind the making

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¿Quieres bailar?

Are ye dancin?

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behind the mask

accepting that not everything works out is key to the (slow) creative process

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work in progress

A creative collaboration celebrating performance, parody and play

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mend

We celebrate the new edition of Wheesht with this essay exploring the creative work of mending and Celia Pym’s inspiring practice

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zwiebelmuster

Nicole Wagler tells us about eighteenth-century porcelain and her sense of place in Meissen

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make / mend: Collingwood-Norris

Kate talks to Flora Collingwood-Norris about mending, Scottish islands, and how colour makes you feel

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making time

We were able to put quite a few things in the KDD shop last week, including our brand new 10 Years in the Making book. The book is now available for wholesale too, so if you are a bookshop or yarn store (or know a bookshop or yarn store) who would like to stock this…

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my McRostie forever bag

Today we released the Evendoon Cardigan – the third pattern in our 10 Years in the Making Club (come and join us for three months of knitting fun!) I really enjoyed styling this cardigan with my beautiful Mull Bag, which was made for me a wee while ago by Colin Campbell of McRostie: one of…

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Glasgow’s atelier economy: then and now

Today I thought I’d share with you the introductory words I wrote for People MAKE Glasgow . For me – a former eighteenth-century specialist – the connections between Glasgow’s eighteenth-century past and its twenty-first century present have always been apparent, and I really enjoyed having the opportunity to write about those connections here. People MAKE…

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